Travel Photography Photos tagged as towns
The town dock was on the Delaware River here. Many famous people passed through here between boats to/from Philadelphia and a stagecoach here to/from Washington D.C. and the southern states, this was a major conduit between the northern & southern olonies.
This was the Dutch governer of New Amsterdam (incl. current day NYC) who laid also laid claim to the Delaware River area and founded New Castle (originally as Fort Casimir).
Before the Delaware Memorial Bridge was built, New Castle was a major ferry terminal for travel between Maryland and New Jersey. Many notable folks, such as Shirley Temple traveled through the town on their way to/from the ferry.
This is the model of the first fort built at New Castle, DE by Pieter Stuyvesant in 1651. The town began to form as support for the fort.
This is the court room on the first floor of the courthouse built in 1732. It was a traditional English court, with three judges. Lawyers sat at the tables in the middle. The defendant sat on the bench behind the rail, between from their lawyers and the general public.
The center portion was built in 1732, the outside wings were added later. This was recently restored and has only been open for a month!
First arrived in Jamestown in 1610 and was the 1st Governor, although mostly in name as he returned to England in 1611 leaving a deputy in charge. He died during a return voyage in 1618.
The New Castle Courthouse has a full exhibit on the escape of Maryland slave through Deleware, her imprisonment, trial and eventual freedom.
Part of the city of Cape May is visible from the top of the lighthouse.
This was typical of some of the towns we drove through in western Pennsylvania, not particularly attractive.
This is the old downtown main street, now a registered historic landmark.
Spring in Cantobre
A church right out of the town
Old big house
Peratallada is situated near Girona, in the north east of Spain
And yet another one
One of the many old streets